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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: If You Care, Love is in the Air!

Oh, man. It’s actually Valentine’s Day and you’re just now coming here to try and figure out where you can aim your arrow? Not your best effort, but scroll the Lowdown below to get some hint of where Humboldt’s lonely hearts may cluster on this silly holiday. Best of luck.

Events

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Valentunes
Arcata High School / 8 a.m.-10 p.m. / $15
Musical Valentines to send to your loved ones friend and colleagues! Valentunes will be delivered in person by ensemble groups from the ARMACK orchestra and AHS MADRIGAL CHOIR.
845-9662 / Web site / View Comments

One Billion Rising
Arcata Plaza / 1 p.m.
The time to get out and rock the Plaza is here again. Join us and the global community to rise up in dance to say no to violence and injustice in our community and around the world.
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Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance!
Fieldbrook Winery / 6-10 p.m. / $50
Come join us for our Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance at the winery! We’ll be serving dinner and drinks in the main winery building, joined by Claire Bent and Citizen Funk.
839-4140 / fieldbrookwinery@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Valentine’s Day Barn Dance
Arcata Veterans Memorial Building / 7-10 p.m. / $10 / Free Vets & Children 12 and under / $5 members, seniors, students
humfolklife@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Valentine’s Open Heart Harp Flow
Om Shala Yoga / 7:15-9 p.m. / $22
Join us for a special celebration of love in all of its beautiful forms on Valentines day! This event will include a restorative and heart opening gentle yoga series, a candlelight metta mediation, live harp music and will be followed by a time to celebrate with tea and sweet treats.
825-9642 / Info@omshalayoga.com / Web site / View Comments

A Valentine’s Evening of Coastal Country Americana Music
Trinidad Town Hall / 7:30-10 p.m. / $15 / 18+
Enjoy listening or dancing to the “The Tidepool High Divers,” featuring Bryce Kenny, Tim Breed, Tom Marquette and Tonio Skweir, with guest violinist Bill Hunter.
677-3655 / tcc@trinidadcivicclub.org / Web site / View Comments

Fun Home
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.
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Karaoke en Español: Dia del Amor y la Amistad
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
¡Ven a cantar todas tus canciones favoritas en español! Gratis.
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

The Break Up Song Sing-a-long
Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
It’s ok, let it out. Laugh with members of Eyes Anonymous, Silver Hammer, Röcktöpüs, Miracle Show, the Stallions, 3 Legged Dog and Triple Junction in a fun evening of sad songs in honor of the monument to disappointment, Valentine’s Day.
601-2244 / erikvonrabenau@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Killer Queens
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / $20 / $25 Day of / 21+
The world’s only all-female tribute to Queen, The Killer Queens evoke all the glam, sparkle, power, and soaring melodies of Freddie, Brian, John, Roger, and Spike (Queen’s unofficial 5th member) performing onstage in the ’70s and ’80s, while at the height of their musical and commercial dominance.
877-252-2946 / Web site / View Comments

Self Defense Classes with Monty Martin on Friday Evenings in Arcata
Humboldt Jiu Jitsu / 5:30-6:30 a.m. / Free / $18 Drop in after first two free classes
822-6278 / info@humboldtjiujitsu.com / Web site / View Comments

Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate Valentine’s Pop Up Shop
Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / Free
For two days only Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Pop Up Shop! We will be offering chocolate dipped strawberries, single stem roses & flower bouquets by Blossoms Florist, Chocolate Gift Collections, Cards and MORE!
798-6010 / events@dtchocolate.com / Web site / View Comments

Cupcakes for Conservation 2020
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / $10
Redwood Coast Chapter of American Association of Zoo Keepers is excited to announce the launch of this year’s Cupcakes for Conservation event!
redwoodaazk@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Valentine’s Day Free Efficiency Kits at RCEA
Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) / 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Energy Advisors would *LOVE* to discuss which items would be most useful in your home.
269-1700 / info@redwoodenergy.org / Web site / View Comments

Free Community Yoga
Arising / 11 a.m.-noon / Free
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

2020 New Year Exhibition
Redwood Art Association / noon-5 p.m. / Free
You are invited to enjoy this large art exhibition by Redwood Art Association members. The exhibition is judged with monetary awards. The judge was Tim Clewell, fine art teacher at Arcata High School.
268-0755 / info@redwoodart.us / Web site / View Comments

Donation Meditation
Arising / 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. / Free
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

50 Minutes of Yoga
Arising / 4:15-5:05 p.m. / Free
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Vegan Valentines & Gluten-Free Ganache
See Event Description / 5-8 p.m.
Enjoy vegan and gluten-free entrees and desserts, heart-shaped Wild at Hearth pizzas, and delicious meat, cheese, and vegan appetizer boards, plus beer and wine in the cozy Beachcomber Cafe or in the courtyard with around a warm fire.
677-0106 / View Comments

Valentines Day Dinner
Logger Bar / 5-7 p.m. / $20 / 21+
Set menu, $20/plate, prime rib with all the fixings’.
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Valentines Dinner for Two
Eel River Brewing Company / 5-11 p.m.
St. Valentine’s Day is nearly here and our Pub’s kitchen is preparing an amazing Dinner for Two menu!
725-2739 / marketing@eelriverbrewing.com / View Comments

Explore ‘A Course in Miracles’
Arising / 5:15-6:15 p.m. / Free
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Explore ‘A Course in Miracles’
See Event Description / 5:15-6:15 p.m. / Free
This is a free group but donations are always welcome.
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Jenni and David & The Sweet Soul Band
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 5:30-10 p.m.
Valentine’s Day! Jenni & David and The Sweet Soul Band Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band has five seasoned musicians that have played with numerous groups in Humboldt county as well as internationally over the years.
444-3344 / Web site / View Comments

Dominic Romano
Arts and Drafts / 6-8 p.m. / 21+
Join us for a night of acoustic music with Dominic Romano. Grab a drink, make a craft, play a game, and enjoy yourself!
dominicstuartromano@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Laughy Hour
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 6 p.m.
From 6 to 8 every Friday we do a dollar off most drinks and provide and earlier time to enjoy stand-up.
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Arts Arcata-Valentine’s Day
Arising / 6-9 p.m. / Free
840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Visions of the Eel
Plaza Grill / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Large canvas photographs of views throughout the Eel River will be displayed during Arts! Arcata. Come help us celebrate and share your love for the Eel River this Valentine’s Day.
223-7200 / eelrecovery@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

BEer My Valentine!
Gyppo Ale Mill / 6-9 p.m. / $85
Forget the candles and flowers! Whether you’re showing how much you appreciate and care for a spouse, a significant other, a grandparent, or even a dear friend, nothing says “I Love You” quite like locally made craft beer paired with a from scratch food made with true passion!
986-7700 / family@gamil.com / Web site / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Love in the Underworld
See Event Description / 8 p.m. / $15 / $20 Door Price / $12 Students
510-988-7475 / samantha.eden.church@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Artist Residency Showcase
See Event Description / 8-9:30 p.m. / $10
Visiting from Ithaca New York, Matthew Puleo and Jessie Gray weave electronic ambience and jazzy folk into a tapestry that draws inspiration from the natural world, the political climate and the spiritual realm.
822-0898 / info@sanctuaryarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Rockstar Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
You may sing now.
839-2013 / View Comments

DJ Statik
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Come jam out to DJ Statik who will be playing all of your favorite hip-hop & R&B hits in our Thirsty Bear Lounge from 9pm-1am!
733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / View Comments

Stone Hearts
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Rock on with The Stone Hearts LIVE on the coast!
877-252-2946 / Web site / View Comments

Live Jazz
SpeakEasy / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+
The top musicians in Humboldt play the very best jazz around.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.
Again, you know what karaoke is.
839-2013 / View Comments

Savage Dating
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 18+
Speed dating with stand up comedy! If you’re lonely on Valentines, come out here and at least laugh.
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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 / View Comments

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.
“What?”
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 1917: 12:00, 2:55, 5:40, 8:30
  • BAD BOYS FOR LIFE: 11:40, 2:40, 5:40, 8:40
  • BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN): 11:00, 12:10, 1:40, 3:10, 4:20, 5:50, 7:00, 8:30, 9:45
  • DOLITTLE: 12:50, 3:35, 6:10, 8:50
  • DOWNHILL: 12:20, 2:40, 5:00, 7:20, 9:40
  • FANTASY ISLAND: 11:10, 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50
  • GENTLEMEN, THE: 4:15, 10:00
  • GRETEL & HANSEL: 4:00, 9:30
  • JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL: 1:00, 6:35
  • KNIVES OUT: 3:20, 9:20
  • PARASITE (GISAENGCHUNG): 12:15, 6:25
  • PHOTOGRAPH, THE: 11:35, 2:30, 5:25, 8:25
  • SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: 11:30, 2:00, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (2D): 1:00, 6:50
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 1917: 12:20, 3:10, 6:00, 8:50
  • BAD BOYS FOR LIFE: 11:40, 2:40, 5:40, 8:40
  • BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN): 1:10, 3:55, 6:30, 9:20
  • DOLITTLE: 12:00, 2:45, 5:20, 8:00
  • DOWNHILL: 12:15, 2:20, 4:25, 6:40, 9:00
  • FANTASY ISLAND: 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
  • GENTLEMEN, THE: 1:20, 6:20
  • GRETEL & HANSEL: 4:00, 9:10
  • SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: 12:25, 3:10, 5:50, 8:30
Minor Theatre
  • $5 FLASHBACK: GREASE (1978): 6:30
  • HARLEY QUINN: BIRDS OF PREY: 4:30, 7:15, 10:00
  • SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: 3:45, 6:00, 9:00
  • WEATHERING WITH YOU: 9:30